On the silver jubilee of the Conference, we look back at the Design Indaba projects that have transcended the Conference stage

Published in Features
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 06:00

African School for Excellence

Local Studio’s warehouse-like Johannesburg township school is an object lesson in revitalising the places that urbanisation has left behind

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Johannesburg: Arrival city

Movement, a recently-launched trio of books, explores the forces that have shaped and continue to shape South African cities. Here, editor Zahira Asmal outlines the effect of the gold rush – then and now

Published in Comment
Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00

Young South African designers

A new generation of designers is bringing a sense of community spirit to inner city Johannesburg, writes Cathy O’Clery

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 11:04

Ponte City Tower

Ponte City tower, a familiar sight on the Johannesburg skyline, was the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere when it was built in 1976.

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Friday, 09 July 2010 10:56

Cape Town

Nestled between the sea and Table Mountain, Cape Town Stadium has one of the most dramatic locations of any in the world.

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Last week South African architect Peter Rich talked at icon minds in London. Here is one of his most recent projects – a community space in the township of Alexandra outside Johannesburg.

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